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Southern hemi’s start building late in the week.

Southern hemi’s start building late in the week.

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview The charts have been miserably small lately, but it looks like we could be looking at an increase in surf come later in the week as new southern hemi swell starts to fill in from the S-SSW (200-215) starting Thursday.  More energy adds to the small mix on Friday and [...]

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Southern hemi swells are starting to become more consistent

Southern hemi swells are starting to become more consistent

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview Southern hemi swell peaks through midweek, with a small pulse of long-period NW (300+) and wind swell.  The swell mix will ease some Thursday and Friday.  Models are suggesting a better pulse of long-period WNW (290-310) for the weekend, but it’s still about 48 hours out.  After that there’s some [...]

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Wind swell later in the week and better SSW due this weekend

Wind swell later in the week and better SSW due this weekend

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview I apologize for my absence it’s been tough to find time to write an update, but hopefully everyone scored those past two westerly swells, especially the one this past weekend.  That swell is going to linger through the middle of the week, with some small southern hemi pulses rolling through.  [...]

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Wind swell mid week, better W-WNW and S-SSW swells due next week

Wind swell mid week, better W-WNW and S-SSW swells due next week

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview A mix of steep long-period NW (300+) and some small background energy from the southern hemisphere are bringing some small but playful waves to standout breaks across the region.  There’s a couple storm systems moving through the area as well bringing some slightly unsettled weather that could continue through midweek, [...]

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Breezy wind swell through the end of the week

Breezy wind swell through the end of the week

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview We’re looking at a ramp up in W-NW wind swell over the next 24 hours associated with the passing storm.  The increased surf should hold some size through Friday morning before backing off into the weekend.  Not a whole lot else on the schedule for the next week.  Small background [...]

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Stormy weather and swell on the way for later this week

Stormy weather and swell on the way for later this week

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview There’s a small mix of background energy from both hemispheres in the water right now bringing some fun waves to a few magnets.  My recommendation is get it Tuesday before things get ugly.  The second half of this week is looking pretty gnarly, with a big storm hitting the West [...]

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Stormy weather on the way for the weekend

Stormy weather on the way for the weekend

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview Overlapping long-period WNW (295-310) swell continues to build through Thursday, with another pulse arriving for Friday with a passing storm.  The combination of these swells should mean an increase in surf through the start of the weekend.  Saturday we’re expecting a second stronger storm that will maintain size, but with [...]

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Smaller overlapping WNW-NW swells continue

Smaller overlapping WNW-NW swells continue

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview Sorry for the delay, I was hoping that postponing a couple of days would make the surf situation a little better.  Truth is conditions are really good right now, but the storm track is set up to mostly deliver smaller overlapping pulses of long period WNW (295-310) energy for about [...]

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Stormy weather and more swell on the way this week

Stormy weather and more swell on the way this week

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview Lots of varying conditions with these storms rolling through.  Make sure you check your local winds, as they could make a big difference.  Either way, the large surf from the weekend relaxes a little bit Monday as new long-period WNW (280-300) swell fills in, peaking Tuesday.  Another long-period swell is [...]

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Solid swells on the horizon.

Solid swells on the horizon.

Short Range Surf Forecast Overview Thank you for your patience during the break.  I heard we had a couple solid swells while I was gone, so thank you for not rioting because there were no updates.  Anyways looking out, we’ve got a pretty active pattern in the works right now.  There’s currently some fun W-WNW [...]

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